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Tsunami Warning Withdrawn After Earthquake Hits Tonga

HeadlineMay 04, 2006

In the South Pacific, a tsunami warning was temporarily issued for the island country of Tonga Wednesday when a massive earthquake struck 95 miles off its south coast. The earthquake registered 7.9 on the Richter scale. The tsunami warning was lifted hours later.

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